Temporary employees support full-time Outdoor Education staff by providing a specific skill set to enhance programming for student staff and/or participants.
Must possess significant experience and/or hold certification in one or more outdoor education skill sets: Outdoor or indoor rock climbing/route setting Whitewater kayaking Sea kayaking Mountain biking Challenge course facilitation Wilderness Adventure Pre-Orientation Trips Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students on a daily basis. Must possess current WFR & CPR certifications (unless being hired for in-town work – i.e. climbing wall, ropes course, etc.) Position may require a valid driver's license.
Previous experience working with university-aged students. Relevant knowledge about a specific location, region, or natural environment.
High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelors preferred.
Ability to perform skills associated with a specialized activity competently. For some activities, you must be able to work long hours outdoors in all weather including but not limited to rain, snow, freezing temperatures, etc – often in remote locations. Must be able to make competent decisions regarding safety and quality programming under physical stress.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 2715
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